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It’s residents versus residents in Cape Town suburb

An informal settlement has grown near Lansdowne station. People in houses nearby want it moved; people in the settlement say they have nowhere to go

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Feature | 20 May 2022

Vegetable garden project brings hope to Knysna community

“Children and gardens both need love to flourish”

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Feature | 9 May 2022

Diarrhoea cases in children surge in Cape Town

This spike comes after several years of improvement. A public health expert is worried that sewage spills might be the cause

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Feature | 6 May 2022

Can technology help fix state clinics?

There are promising solutions to problems in primary health care but they are mostly emerging in the private sector

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Feature | 22 April 2022

Not much sign of “houses, security and comfort” where the Freedom Charter was signed

Behind Walter Sisulu Square are crumbling houses and crowded informal settlements

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Feature | 5 April 2022

Yashoda Ram, NUMSA’s insurance company’s curious curator

Why did she suddenly change her mind about 3Sixty Life’s future?

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Feature | 1 April 2022

Lottery money funded the board chair’s luxury private estate

One of Alfred Nevhutanda’s companies received millions for his mansion from Lottery grants

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Feature | 17 March 2022

Rubbish piles up in Cape Town’s townships as residents fight over jobs

The City says it is making efforts to upgrade the jobseekers’ database

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Feature | 9 March 2022

Northern Cape’s rare succulents are being stolen for the international illegal market

Plant poaching is on the increase, say police

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Feature | 7 March 2022

Police must put themselves in our shoes, says sex worker

SWEAT and Sisonke are running sensitisation training to stop violence from police officers

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Feature | 25 February 2022

I beat an antibiotic resistant infection - but only just

Antibiotic resistance is not an abstract problem. It’s deadly and we can all do more to fix it

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Feature | 24 February 2022

Bee hive removal services: beware of scammers

Good winter rains and hot summer weather have raised bee activity in Western Cape suburbia

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Feature | 21 February 2022

Broke municipality can’t provide basic services but it pays managers massive travel allowances

Amahlathi Local Municipality has a history of financial mismanagement

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Feature | 11 February 2022

Fowl play! Lottery board member received millions linked to Lottery grants

Grant beneficiaries made payments into William Huma’s home loan

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Feature | 7 February 2022

SAPS probes notorious cop and his former boss in test case for police accountability

From Athlone to Lambert’s Bay Giovanni Gabriels is accused of leaving a trail of out-of-control violence

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Feature | 31 January 2022

The strangest vegetable gardens in South Africa

On an old military base in Cape Town, unlawful occupants are growing vegetables alongside the soldiers

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Feature | 31 January 2022